Quinton man arrested for taking car without permission

NEW KENT – A Quinton man has been arrested on charges of taking a car without permission.

Joseph Anthony Martinez, 32, was arrested on Dec. 16 and charged with the unauthorized use of a motor vehicle after he allegedly took a 1994 Chevrolet van from his girlfriend without permission.

Martinez was arrested on a warrant after he returned the van to the owner, and taken to Henrico Jail East where he was held on a $1,000 bond.

According to the sheriff's office, Martinez is scheduled to appear in New Kent County General District Court on Jan. 7.

Martin can be reached by phone at 804-885-0040.